The absolute best
Calib | 03/20/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)
"In my almost complete collection of Shakespeare DVDs this is a unique pearl. I could not believe the other review at amazon.co.uk. After very long hesitation I purchased the region 2 encoded version with the unhelpful Netherland undertitling.
This was the effect:
On Wednesday I watched it alone, on Thursday with my friend, on the weekend with the whole family; and the next weekend with friends of the family. We had such a great fun, that for weeks we were quoting to each other from the movie!
Never before or afterwards did I see a record of this play performed in such a witty and screwball-comedy-like way - and still in a very understandable language.
If a fairy would grant me two wishes, I would have this play digitally remastered and other plays of the bard performed in this way too..."